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Dec 10, 2012 4:00am EST
>>> welcome to "worldwide exchange." ross westgate is away. i'm kelly evans and these are your headlines from around the world. political turmoil in italy sending european stocks lower. italian banks leading the way down as mario monte keeps investors guessing in whether he'll run against sylvia berlusconi next year. the unexpected drop signals continued pressure from abroad. and meeting face-to-face, president obama and house speaker john boehner sit down for a one-on-one over the weekend. there are just three weeks left before the u.s. goes over the fiscal cliff. >>> italian shares are down nearly 3% this morning. for the most part, it is bank stocks leading the way down. we're now down about 2.76% on the ftse mib. bank stocks have been hit particularly hard this morning. earlier, we saw shares down 5.6%. we're seeing the same thing, whether it's bmps hitting session lows down nearly 6% comes amid concerns about leadership and economic reform in italy following mario monte's announcement that he'll resign once the budget has been passed. this move is likely to bring the count
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Dec 31, 2012 4:00pm EST
of the aisle, representative tim hulz camp, mick mulvaney and dennis kucinich. david: also wilbur ross, chairman and ceo of -- [inaudible] and the former chairman of the white house council of economic advisers. i tell you, we get the prime guests right here. ed lazear says tax hikes hurt growth. find out just how much. liz: rich edson live on capitol hill with the very latest on the fiscal cliff countdown. larry shover live in the pits of the cme, and what action we saw, wow, and we've got more than $100 billion worth of advice from our market panel, bill greiner and sandy lincoln. but first, let's talk to rich edson and, rich, you know, you're looking at a situation at the moment where you have the president saying we're close, but no deal. you have senator mitch mcconnell on the republican side saying close, but no deal. leads me to ask, what about joe biden? our vice president? he's the one who kind of brought things together in the early morning hours. >> reporter: he did, and mitch mcconnell called vice president biden, and they were hammering out a deal almost to the point where
Dec 11, 2012 4:00am EST
, ross. the shanghai composite lost more ground in late trade after a four-day winning streak. agriculture, industrials and commodities puddle back after investors lost profits. but some rebounded after producers refuted contamination allegations with inspection reports. in hong kong, financials lent support to the hang seng, closing around a 15-month high. elsewhere, the nikkei ended lower by just a tad as exporters weakness. short sales rallied almost 7% after getting an additional $240 million loan. meanwhile, south korean shares were boosted by ship exporters. in australia, miners and bankers led support to the asx ending higher largely by 4%. back to you. >> all right. thanks for that. catch you a little later. >>> now, berlusconi and bersani are already exchanging blows after what's considered to be a controversial moment in italy. berlusconi has announced he's creating a new center right grouping. meanwhile, mario monti has been accused oversimplifying solutions during the fiscal crisis. carolin is joining us now from rome. do we expect more of this rhetoric today? >> o
Dec 5, 2012 4:00am EST
>>> this is today's "worldwide exchange." i'm ross westgate. here are the headlines from around the globe. another shanghai surprise. beijing's leadership calls for economic stability and some business growth. >>> more austerity for britain that faces further spending cuts. chancellor george osborne getting ready to face his autumn statement. it's had a number of approaches enter sbred -- interested in buying the venture. >> you're watching "worldwide exchange." >> the final serves as pmi better than the familiar number. the 45.7 was a tick-up from october. the final composite pmi is also higher. 46.5 to 45.8 flash as well, the highest since july. so the economic slump a little less pronounced in november than previously thought, although the session still looks very much on course for another quarter here for europe. the pmi will rise above 50 that divides growth between contraction. hasn't stopped the euro/dollar from hitting a one and a half month high. i suppose we know growth is going to be anemic, but if spanish banks are getting some money, are we feeling slightly better?
Dec 17, 2012 4:00am EST
>>> hello. welcome to today's "worldwide exchange." i'm ross westgate. and i'm kelly evans. >> japan's prime minister wastes no time on calling on the bank of japan to recognize support after a land slide win returning the dlp to power. >>> get a little, give a little, house speaker john boehner may be willing to raise taxes on the wealthy if president obama allows entitlement cuts in return. >>> and corporate news weighs on sentiment across europe. kpn shares fall after dividend and greco stocks plunges as analysts cut their outlook for the uk power group. >> okay. welcome. it's the start of a brand new week here on "worldwide exchange." and don't adjust your set, kelly and i are together. >> for once, for a day. >> but make the most of it because it won't be lasting. >> if only there were a slo-mo. >> i'm going to enjoy as much as i can of today. >> and likewise. and then we're going to have to get all of our u.s. voouers to find cnbc world because they could get three hours of you, carol and carolin for the rest of the week. >> whatever they can do. record it and fast fo
Dec 24, 2012 6:00am PST
included fire trucks from ross county, ma rain county as well as the sheriff's office. now ross police tell me they do hope this man is okay considering the cold conditions of the water. we'll be back out here in a few hours once daylight hit to get the better visibility. >> all right. thank you, kate. >>> a break from the rain and good news for folks in east pal low alto. take a look at this. this is at the 11 and embarcadero. at this hour looking good. it was a much different story yesterday. the creek was overflowing, and a nearby levee close to giving way. despite that officials say the levee has three large bowls that makes it vulnerable. >> we have about 600 feet of levee right now that's had overbanking that's still going on, and it's literally carving the levee up. >> meanwhile about 40 evacuees were taken to the ymca on university avenue; but shelter lost power overnight. >>> remember this? it's -- from february 1998 during the el nino storm system, hundreds of homes were damaged in that flooding, and the rains back then turning the creek into a raging tore went far beyond what hap
Dec 12, 2012 4:00am EST
>>> hello, this is today's "worldwide exchange." i'm ross westgate. >> i'm kelly evans. these are your headlines from around the world -- >> opec ministers expect to agree on keeping their output target. talks about the level of u.s. production, rivalries between iran and saudi arabia, and a new secretary general could get heated. >>> italy likely to see a strong uptai uptake thanks to supply reductions before year end. >>> and let's twist again. the fed set to announce a fresh around of bond purchases to match the outgoing twist program at the end of the year. >>> the international community blasts north korea after it successfully launches a long-range rocket, prompting an emergency u.n. security council meeting. >>> all right. a very good morning to you. we are going to be on to opec later. we've got the latest i.a. data out this morning. they're saying global oil demand projected around 90.5 million barrels a day. more than forecast. they say non-opec production bouncing back. an something bit. they're saying opec crude supply inched up in november led by higher out
Dec 5, 2012 6:00am EST
kernen. andrew ross sorkin is off this week, he's on vacation. our guest, greg. >> great to be here. >> you're very pleased that you're with us here for an hour because we do have a lot to talk about. >> has a lot of experience. >> yes, he does. >> we've got a lot of stories that we'll be talking through this morning, but let's start with that big story that joe was just talking about. president obama speaking to the business round table today, attending to the group's quarterly meeting of ceos. jim mcnerny says including meaningful and comprehensive tax and entitlement reforms. this is the number one story that we've been talking about every morning here since the election. fiscal cliff, big, big issue. there are now, it seems, growing numbers of people on both the right and the left who would like to see us just go over that fiscal cliff. how big of a problem would that be? >> that would be a big problem. i actually still believe that those -- the democrats, the administration, republicans in the final analysis don't want to see that happen. they do understand that not only would
Dec 3, 2012 4:00am EST
. >>> this is today's "worldwide exchange." i'm ross westgate. here are your headlines. chinese factories pick up the pace in november, both hsbc and the official pmi readings hit multimonth highs, both in expansion territory. it's another month of contraction for manufacturing in the eurozone. the region still in the grip of the crisis. white house and congress may need to call the auto club to jump-start budget talks which have stalled on discussions over taxes. and singapore airlines confirms it's in talks to sell its stake in virgin atlantic. delta is amongst the frontrunners. comes around quickly. december, we're already here. not long before christmas and we have the november final pmis out of the eurozone confirmed at 46.2. that was the flash, 45.4 was october. so slightly higher. the highest since march. but 46 still deep in contraction territory. output numbers, 46.1. so that's going in the right direction. and the final manufacturing pmi export orders 46.4. again, a tick higher than the 45.9 flash, the highest since march. so the contraction activity easing to an eight
Dec 6, 2012 4:00am EST
. >>> let's hand over to "worldwide exchange." that is it for "squawk box." ross will pick it up. >> yes, here are the headlines take. european stocks firmly in the green in early trade as investors and analysts cheer aerospace's new ownership structure. draghi expected to hold off on rates and bond purchases. timothy geithner has drawn a line in the sand. he says the white house is prepared to go over the fiscal cliff if republicans don't give in on higher taxes on the wealthy. you can see we're weighted to the up side by a ratio of 8:1 at the moment. finland is not trading today, so you may see some quotes not doing very well. we saw apple stock having the biggest loss in four years. the ftse yesterday slim gains really. up 0.4%, the dax up a quarter of a percent. is this a this is where we stand as we wait for the announcements from the ecb. we're up at a 52 week high for the xetra dax. cac 40 up half a percent and ibex up half a percent, as well. take a look at bond yields. we looked at that auction yesterday from spain. they raised 4.3 billion. years went lower. nevertheless
Dec 20, 2012 4:00am EST
>>> hello and welcome to "worldwide exchange." ross westgate is away. i'm kelly evans. japan's central bank boosts assets by another $120 billion. boj says it will discuss raising its inflation target next month. tech stocks fall in europe after ericsson unveils a swedish crown writout related to its loss chip venture. >>> reports say the intercontinental call is in talks to buy euro next. >>> and vows to continue the current government's battle against japanese territorial claims. >>> japan's central bank has decided to extend its asset purchase program to $120 billion. it will review the bank's stance on price stability next month. abe has been putting pressure on the boj to raise its inflation target to 2% as part of efforts to fight deflation. for more on the fallout or the impact here, let's talk to luca from asia pacific. you look like you're in mourning here, but it sounds like the bank of japan has delivered pretty much what the market was looking for the. >> yes. it was delivered in order to be seen as losing independence after the campaign, very aggressive campaign
Dec 27, 2012 4:00am EST
>>> welcome to "worldwide exchange." i'm kelly evans. ross is away. these are your headlines from around the world. president obama and congress return to work today with little progress seen on a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff as the government starts taking steps to buy more time before the u.s. hits the debt ceiling. the yen hits a two-year low against the dollar as the new japanese government battles to weaken currency. exports are rising, pushing the nikkei to its strongest gain in 20 years. .shares of toyota are heading higher after the u.s. settled a class action lawsuit. the $1 billion payment is already priced in. okay. welcome to "worldwide exchange." plenty of news to watch out of washington. all of this week, we thought it would be a quiet one. but i won't be inside the beltway if they want to get something done. the u.s. will hit the $16.4 trillion debt ceiling come monday. in a letter to congressional leaders, geithner says treasury will begin taking steps to save the government about $2 billion. geithner says it's harder to predict a time frame because the ongone fi
Dec 14, 2012 9:00pm PST
. brian ross has >> all took place in small town of newtown, connecticut. place where everything is nearby. spree ended at the elementary school that began at the lanza family home. authorities identified the shooter as 20-year-old adam lanza seen here in a picture taken seven years ago and provided to abc news by a family friend who told us adam was obviously not well something we also heard from a newtown real estate agent barbara fray a family friend. >> he was not connected with the other kids. my son played with him when they were young and in her home i know she was very particular. i just think she maybe had too high a standard or something. or focused only too much. >> brian ross reporting. mean while adam lanza hold older brother ryan is cooperate with police. he was initially named as suspect in the shooting. officers are telling report earth's that ryan is being questioned but is not in custody. ryan is said to have told officers he has not been in touch with his brother in recent years. adam lanza father also talking about police and the fbi. he's vice presid
Dec 18, 2012 5:00am EST
will play sunday? dave ross is next with sports.  >>> time now to talk to dave ross about sports. >> good morning. >> wing anterior doing better than they're doing up in new york. what wear figuring out if, if you have two quarterbacks, it is a good problem to v it is a good problem to have that the redskin have this week. we are talking about kirk cuss ipse who came out on sunday. i guess sensational might be strong but he was really good. this is the big connection to leonard hankerson. 32 # yards. that is the second most of any redskin rookie in the history of the redskins. the most by any redskins quarterback since rex grossman did it back in 2010. so we kind of hinted around it yesterday. do you let him go one more week and rest rg iii another week as you get ready for the eagles. here what is the head coach had to say about it. >> we're going to play robert when he is 100%. when that ligament is fine and the doctors feel that there is no chance for injury, that he can go out there and perform at the level in a game situation without injury, we're going to go with our starter. >> the
Dec 27, 2012 6:00am EST
and welcome to "squawk box" here on cnbc. i'm andrew ross sorkin along with joe kernen. becky continues to have the day off today. our guest host today is bob broska. house speaker john boehner urging the senate to come up with a passable fiscal cliff solution. he's promising to at least consider any bill that the upper chamber produces. senate majority leader harry reid now expected to base any legislation on a bill passed earlier this year to continue tax breaks for households will incomes below $250,000. a senate bill would likely contain an extension of expiring unemployment benefits. and the other big news of the morning, treasury secretary tim geithner unveiling a plan to buy time under the debt ceiling. in a letter to congress, geithner saying that treasury is going to begin taking steps this week to delay hitting the government's 16$16.4 trillion borrowing limit. treasury will take several measures to save that next year to keep the government from reaching the limit for about two months. but geithner warns it is harder to predict how long the delay will last because of all of t
Dec 4, 2012 4:00am EST
for the first time today, when you not the last. >> thank you, ross.not the last. >> thank you, ross. shanghai composite recovered from its four year low as property financials, rebounded. shale gas and geothermal plays also rallied as beijing plans to cut its annual coal consumption target by 2015. the hang seng finished m eed marginally in the green. losses in the services sector capped the up side. in japan, down beat manufacturing data spurred profit taking on exporters, but sharp shares gained on a deal with qualcomm. more on that coming up from tokyo. south korea kospi also lost a quarter of a percent today. heavy weight cost company underperformed as investors fear the possible bid for canadian mine may hurt it balance sheet. sherry has more details on that later. and in australia, investors shrugged off the rba rate cut which was largely priced in. we'll have more on that, as well. banks, miners and defensive stocks broadly lower. sensex trading higher by 0.2%. back to you. >> catch you a little later. that's the latest from singapore. let's get the view with daniel morris, jpmorgan. d
Dec 7, 2012 4:00am EST
! >>> this is "worldwide exchange." i'm ross westgate. a one meter high tsunami hits the ming a sgi pre miyagi prefecture as a 7.3 earthquake strikes. job growth in the u.s. is expected to have slowed significantly in november. and bundesbank sharply lowers germany growth outlook for next year, down to a mere 0.4%. very good morning to you. slim gains yesterday for u.s. markets. right now we're called marginally higher. pretty flat opening actually. dow seven points below fair value. the nasdaq mini currently some four points below fair value and the s&p 500 also about 1.4 points below fair value, as well. so a cautious start. ftse yesterday up nine. right now flat. xetra dax currently just down four points, but it's at levels we haven't seen since january 15, 2008. and up nearly 28% this year. cac 40 up four point, ibex down half of 1%. despite sharply lower growth forecasts from both the ecb and the bundesbank again this morning. what it has done of course is help push down yields on bunds. you can see here this morning we're slightly higher on the session, but 1.30%. spanish yields a little bit higher
Dec 26, 2012 5:00am EST
exchange" starts now. >>> and welcome to a special edition of reside worldwide. ross andcle reoff today for boxes day in -- kelly are off today for boxing day. for now, you is us. >> we'll start with a brief check on the markets. energy and metals are trading higher now, wtis up about 55 cents. brent crude up 65 cents. also want to check in on the gold price, as well. gold right now down about slightly under the flat line there, 1,-658. well below the 1,700 mark. the cme globex has been closed for christmas. it's going to reopen at 6:00 a.m. eastern time. that goes for treasuries and the foreign exchange market, as well. >> as for action in the overseas markets, the u.k. is closed today for boxing day as are some of the former brish colonies. in europe the dax down about there about 35 points, around half a percent. and overnight in japan, the nikkei, the yen falling to a 20-month low. you have the nikkei up 1.5%. the nikkei -- yen versus the dollar as shinzo abe returns to office as japan's new prime minister, promising monetary and fiscal reforms. we have the shanghai composite there
Dec 6, 2012 5:30pm PST
because of his relationship with sara ross, who keithrick describes as being his older sister at school. >> she helped me with my school work, she helped me with school problems and all that type of stuff-- like say if for instance if i get put out of class she'll walk me around the school and sit down and well talk and she'll bring me back to class and i'll get back and do my work. >> reporter: ross, a baton rouge native, is in her second year at broadmoor, helping to lead the corps members here onheir mission. >> we're here to tur kids. 're here to make sure that they stay on track. we are here to make sure that they graduate. we want to prepare them for high school. >> reporter: but diplomas now also works to address more serious student problems that may go beyond the scope of what either school officials or city year can handle. >> those things that might be affecting their physical or mental health, such as suicidal ideas, loss of a parent or a loved one, incarceration of a parent, mental health diagnosis, physical health diagnosis all those things so it runs the >> reporter: gen
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
that you're talking about, people like panera, tjx, ross, the pet guys that you mentioned. it's a very recession resilient product. >> you have the most diversity of any of the real estate investors, isn't anyone that could take you down. >> kroger's the rest of our tenants, they're doing great. tjx, ross, safeway, the concentration of our tenants as you said, very diversified, very good names. and one of the things we're also working on is even more focusing our footprint to locations that are going to benefit from the growth because the markets we're in, texas, california, florida, the sun belt, the west, the good tax climates, the good business climates, places that benefit from immigration, migration, baby boomers, et cetera. >> well, that's important because one of the themes we've been hitting on is there's some things that can trump even what washington's done. meaning that they could set us back, but you've got some stories in here about areas that are just terrific where your development pipeline is and the storm balance sheet obviously. but it looks like you are in the genuin
Dec 18, 2012 1:40am PST
many young lives. here's abc's brian ross. >> reporter: increasingly, adam was so troubled he would not leave the house. and his mother, nancy, the last few months, told friends she was losing control of her 20-year-old son. >> it was just getting a little harder for her as time went on. >> reporter: nancy lanza was a regular here at this newtown bar and restaurant where the owners say she told them about her struggles with adam's behavioral and emotional problems for years. >> she home schooled him and everything. i knew he was on medication, but that's all i know. >> reporter: since elementary school at sandy hook through high school, adam was known by classmates as strange, severely shy. >> he hated looking at your eyes for more than a couple seconds. he would always look down at his paper or whatever he was doing. >> reporter: a former babysitter says he was told by the mother to never leave adam alone. >> never go to the bathroom or turn your back on him at any time. >> reporter: the former school security director, who became close to adam when he was in the high school tech c
Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm PST
gap was behind their claims. >>> government leaders i thailand a looki ross their border with myanmar and seeing what many see. they think they're better placed than most to tap into myanmar's economic potential as it opens up. thai prime minister yingluck shinawatra visited an economic zone on the indian ocean. she met with president than schway. the cost, $50 billion. her visit was the first from a ime minister of thailand since the o'two countries signed a memorandum of understanding in 2008 to develop the area. >> translator: by april of next year clearer details should be available and we should also be able to invite investors to join the product. >> the project is set to become the western access point for a road cross the china peninsula. it would connect the indian ocean to the south china sea. it could be a gateway for foreign investment in myanmar. the project has gained extra attention since myanmar launched its policy along with economic and democratic reforms. >>> it's a legacy of decades of war. land mines and unexploded bombs kill and maim people in afghanistan almost
Dec 24, 2012 6:00am PST
at two, 3 mi. closer to the town of ross this is where they ultimately set of the command post. they expect him to be here along the banks to resume the search. >> in washington, this york right now. lawmakers say it'll be time to get back to work when they and president obama return to washington on thursday following the time is running out to avert increases and domestic some members of congress are growing more skeptical that a budget agreement can be reached. >> before we go over the fiscal cliff, negotiations. >> president obama is in hawaii for christmas. and says he'll cut his vacation short to try and hammer out a deal with congress. the deadline. now a week away. if congress fails to reach any agreement, income tax rates will go up on just about everyone on january 1st. unemployment benefits will expire for many as well. >> thousands of nurses will walk off the job today at nine bay area hospitals. nurses with sutter health's alta bates summit medical center are asking for negotiated labor contracts and improvements in patient care protections. such as staffing levels
Dec 4, 2012 6:00am EST
on the fiscal cliff. >> time for the global markets report. ross westgate standing by london. and then i say kelly. is that -- >> it's me. i'm here. we're flip-flopping kelly and i. >> we were ready no anything there. i introduced you, but then i tossed to kelly. so that's the way we'll keep it from now on. >> consummate professional. hedging your options. advancers barely outpacing decliners. very slim gains on the equity markets. but it is worth pointing out ft ftse 100 up nine out of the last ten sessions. ftse flat now. xetra dax up a quarter. cac 40 up around two thirds. ibex up half of 1% as well. spain have officially applied for bailout money. it is keeping yields well contained at the moment. 5.25%. a long way below that 6% level. italian yields also very well contained. lower today 4.41%. and the betting now is can spain keep from having to go for an official omt bailout to beyond the german elections which is scheduled september to october next year. so that's the game we play despite they have will have i issuance in 2013. gilt yields, chancellor statement coming out tomorrow. co
Dec 13, 2012 4:00am EST
suggested a response from the oil ministers in vienna. gary ross, welcome. >> nice to be here. >> the shale revolution in the u.s., is it a game changer as much as we're hearing from jamie dimon, arcelormittal? do you think this is going to make the u.s. energy independent, almost? >> well, we think it is. it's huge. we've statemented about 11110 billion pounds of recovery oil from shale crude. u.s. product will be going up overall, about a million barrels a day in 2013. about 65% of it will be shale crude. and it will continue to grow. >> people should understand we're not just talking about gas. we're talking about methods that's right.extract more oil. gas is clearly surplus. we're going to have l&g exports in the united states. we have a long-term growth phenomenon for natural gas. what people don't realize is how huge the oil is. when we talk about $110 billion of recovered oil, that's on 7.5% recovery rate. the resource itself is huge. it's not just the united states. it's all over the world. it's just that the united states has the technology, the environmental policy which has allow
Dec 14, 2012 4:00am EST
for person of the year? e-mails us here, tweet us. i think ross westgate gets my nod. we'll see if maybe he comes out ahead in our unofficial reader poll. staying on that topic, the financial times has named its person of the year. we'll tell you who it is and talk to the newspaper's editor when we come back. can i help you? i heard you guys can ship ground for less than the ups store. that's right. i've learned the only way to get a holiday deal is to camp out. you know we've been open all night. is this a trick to get my spot? [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. save on ground shi fedex o. >>> you're watching "worldwide exchange." shanghai shares see their biggest gain in more than three years. flash pmi data suggests domestic demand is strong enough to boost growth. mixed signals from flash pmi data in the eurozone, business activity expands for the first time sips april, but we see contraction for the 11th consecutive month. >>> and japan's reading comes two days before a nationwide vote that polls suggest will hand the lpd opposition a landslide win. >>> the financial tim
Dec 21, 2012 4:00am EST
fedex express ecember 22nd for christmas delivery. >>> welcome back to "worldwide exchange." ross westgate is away. i'm kelly evans and these are your headlines from around the world. a setback for negotiations between congress and the white house as house speaker john boehner's plan b fails with just ten days left until the fiscal cliff deadline. >>> markets are trading lower around the world on that news. ars, arse announcing make write-do write-downs. >>> and maybe there are just two hours to go before the end of the world. reports suggest there is panic buying around the world as the mayan calendar chicagos towards its cataclysmic conclusion. >>> well, let's check in on markets. if we can brick them in behind me, here is what's going on. u.s. futures, we see the s&p, nasdaq and dow jones all pointed well to the down sides. thin trading does tend to exacerbate the knee jerk reaction we saw out of the news on washington last night. so it looks like the dow could shed 160 points at the open. we'll keep an eye on this throughout the morning. across europe, the mood has been pretty
Dec 14, 2012 6:00am EST
" here on cnbc. i'm andrew ross sorkin along with joe kernen. becky quick is out today. our guest host this hour, rebecca patterson and peter. check out today's lineup. it is a biggie. we have an exclusive interview with dallas fed pet jrichard fibber. and the interview of the morning you do not want to miss. it is a crazy story we've been talking about for the past two weeks. john mcafee will be joining us live on camera at 8:40 a.m. eastern. we're going to get the latest chapter in this mystery that has murder, mayhem and suspension. his life is the movie of the week, if you will, and we will have it live right here at 8:40. please, do not miss that. let's get you caught up on some of the other headlines this morning. house speaker john boehner and president obama met for the second time this week. both parties are trying to avoid the fiscal cliff. the men had a frank discussion and the lines of communication remain open, although no specific details were released. the meeting came after frustration in washington. this was house speaker boehner earlier in the day. >> republicans want
Dec 17, 2012 6:00am EST
quick along with joe kernen and andrew ross sorkin. let's take a look at our lineup today. first off, bob doll will be giving us his lineup for stocks. that's coming up at 7:00 a.m. eastern time. at 8:00 eastern, a cnbc exclusive. david tepper, one of the world's top performing hedge fund managers will join us to give us some of his wisdom in a kaerc t can't-miss interview. a lot to talk about with him. in the meantime, why don't we get to some of today's top stories. we could see some movement in the fiscal cliff negotiations. house speaker boehner offering to raise the top tax rates on those making over $1 million a year as well as other measures amounting to $1 trillion in new revenue. that's in exchange for an equal amount in spending cuts. the white house has not yet accepted the proposal. >>> also, apple says it has sold more than 2 million in iphone 5s in china just over the last three days. that's the best ever debut for the iphone line in china. apple is china's second biggest market, although it did lose a lot of market share while they were waiting for that i5 to come out
Dec 24, 2012 6:00am EST
on cnbc. i'm andrew ross sorkin along with joe kernen. becky quick is off today. our best host this hour, alexander ladenthal. we have a lot to cover with her this morning. here we are, christmas eve. it's a shortened trading session for christmas eve. u.s. equity markets will close at 1:00 p.m. eastern time. bond currency and commodity trading they're going to end early. in japan, indonesia, the philippines, they were all closed in europe. only the uk, french, dutch and spanish stock markets are open and they're going to be closing early. there are now only five trading sessions left in 2012. get your act together. stocks and bonds, solid gains so far this year. the dow has advanced 8% in total. the s&p 500 up almost 14%. the nasdaq has jumped 16%. it's been a good year. the end of the year also means we are just days away from the fiscal cliff, however, and that's the bad news. and looming tax hikes, spending cuts, all of that. both sides warning a very big deal becoming a bit more unlikely. >> and my one bit of advice to speaker boehner is this. you cannot pass a bill with just republ
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Dec 24, 2012 10:00am EST
. we have a lot to partner on. david: by the way partner with wilbur ross working with companies to get natural gas out of the chinese reserves. and there are huge reserves. maybe you could work on a deal with him. appreciate it. the n.r.a.'s wayne lapierre caused a stir when he suggested armed guards at schools. do we really need that? do we need to put armed guards in the schools? we'll ask a former d.e.a. agent about that and we'll ask about a plan of his own later in this hour. the economy means one thing for retailers, slower holiday sales for the week ending 15th. down 4.#%. adam you have been looking at this. >> part of it is hurricane sandy and part of it's the tragedy from newtown, connecticut. david: people are afraid to go out and shop? >> they're not in the mood. one quote in an article talk people think it's better to spend time with family. shopper tracker is finding that people shopping for the week that ended december 15th down 4.3%. overall they've adjusted what they think the holiday seen will be. and they've adjusted that it will be a growth of 2.5%. and thought it wo
Dec 17, 2012 6:00am PST
sentence instead of life in prison. prosecutors say burres killed his exgirlfriend toll taker debra ross and transit driver because he was jealous about their relationship. also today a hearing is scheduled for the san rafael man accused of shooting at a couple in mill valley and stealing a luxury car belonging to food network jeff guy. lawyer for max wade will argue there is no connection between the two alleged crimes they should not be included in the same complaint. prosecutors say he -- and fired shots at a truck he was riding in when he rejected him. >>> it's almost like an early holiday gift. bay area gas prices continue to drop. east bay averages a penny more and in san francisco the average is $3.63. usually california gas prices are 40-50 cents higher than the national average but right now we're only 25 cents higher. >>> be careful driving wherever you are. it's wet. and sal, you're talking about crashes already. >> we have crashes in the south bay and a bunch of minor ones here and there along the roads. first of all let's take a look at northbound 101 at matilda avenue. stil
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
" begins right now. >> welcome to "squawk box." i'm becky quick along with joe kernen. andrew ross sorkin is on vacation this week. onset with us is drew mattis. welcome. thanks for getting up early. >> i'm always up at this time. >> we'll be going through secretary geithner's comments, but first let's get you up to speed on other stories. joe was talking about apple. it has been a rough ten weeks for the most valuable u.s. company. shares tumbling more than 6% yesterday shedding $35 billion of market value. among the reasons cited by analysts, a forecast by an influential research firm suggesting that the iphone and ipad maker is continuing to give up ground it rival the android gadgets. there were also unconfirmed reports that at least one major stock clearing house was raising margin requirements. and then there's the fiscal cliff. analysts citing fears about a hike in capital gains tax in 2013. rick santelli has been talking about this, though, the things that were up in 2012, those are the things being sold now, whether that be gold or any number of assets that rose appreciably over
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am EST
kernen. andrew ross sorkin is off. we have two well-known market voices joining us. barry knapp and richard bernstein. we have a lot to talk about. thanks for coming in. we'll start things off in just a moment. we do want to begin with the markets and that looming fiscal cliff. the dow finishing november lower for the second consecutive month. the blue chips falling half a percent in november. and #% sinnasdaq and s&p did fi higher last month. six out of ten sectors managed to post a gain. consumer discretionary stocks up the most. utilities the biggest losers. and while individual trading sessions may have been choppy, it was another month of low volatility. the vix remained below 20 for the fourth consecutive month and that's the longest streak since february of 2007. a big part of the market story has obviously been a big topic dominating the sunday talk shows. tim geithner arguing republicans need make the next move in negotiations. >> republicans have said that they don't like those reforms or they would like to do more. and if that's true, then they should tell us what the
Dec 10, 2012 6:00am EST
. welcome to "squawk box" here on cnbc. i'm becky quick along with joe kernen. andrew ross sorkin is out today. he'll be back tomorrow. president obama and speaker boehner are not commenting about their meeting yesterday, but me members of the parties are continuing the public debate about taxes, spending and the fiscal cliff. republicans want a melt on xwiemtment and tax reform from the president. democrats insist this will not happen until the gop agrees on a tax hike. senator dick durbin saying no deal on the debt without a tax hike of the wealthy. >> i can't tell you, i don't want to do it, the president doesn't want to do it, but we need to solve the problem been we cannot allow the reckless position to drive this economy into another recession. >> some suggesting that it might be better to cave to the president now on taxes and keep up the fight on spending. >> if we were to pass, for instance, raising the top two rate and that's it, all of a sudden we do have the leverage of the debt ceiling and we haven't given that up. >> meantime, one influential voice says enough is enough. >>
Dec 12, 2012 9:00am EST
on the street" countdown to christmas continues. ho, ho, ho. ♪ >> andrew ross sorkin is bringing lloyd blankfein on stage. let's take a look. here's goldman sachs ceo lloyd blankfein. >> a number of people have touched on the fiscal cliff, and i wanted to start with that, but in a different way with you this morning, in that you have been active in washington over the past couple of weeks and all this. you've been on the phone with the white house. i've read reports that you were on the phone with the white house earlier this week. just if you could, take us behind the scenes. what goes on on these conference calls with the business community? sort of what do you see actually happening right now? >> i don't want to oversell this. i was on a couple of conference calls that the white house had with myself and other people who participated in meetings at the white house. i think the white house is trying to -- and frankly, they're doing a good job of marketing their position on this and being -- and trying to be open and transparent, responding to questions. not every question that we ask. not ever
Dec 13, 2012 6:00am EST
and welcome back to south carolina here on cnbc. i'm andrew ross sorkin along with joe kernen. becky is off today. dino kosof, he's going to have a lot to talk about when it comes to what mr. bernanke just said. later in the program, we'll talk to pimco's kneneal ashkari. >>> a surprise from ben bernanke, linking unemployment to monetary policy. rates will be staying where they are right now, which is close to zero, of course. until at the very least the jobless rate falls to 6.5%. we can only cross our fingers wherefore when that might be. ben bernanke says these changes will make the central bank more transparent adding they can only help the markets. the central bank ramped up its asset purchase program adding $40 billion to its $40 billion a month purchases of mortgage-backed bonds. he spoke about the objectives during wednesday's news conference. >> the asset purchases and the rate increases have different objectives. the asset purchases are about creating near term momentum in the economy, trying to strengthen growth and job creation in the near term. and the increases in the federal
Dec 5, 2012 3:00pm EST
on facebook. on the technical side, richard ross is with me. on the fundamental story, zachary carabell. gentlemen, good to see you. zach, do you think being added to the nasdaq 100 helps facebook's stock? >> no, it's a good one-day story. it helps for liquidity, but this is not a name with hundreds of millions of shares in circulation that needs liquidity help. it's a nice thing to talk about, but not help for the stock. >> what do you think, rich? >> we love the chart. look, there's a thin line between love and hate in this business. we hated it at 33. we love it here at 28. we bring up the chart, i'll tell you how we get there. we've taken out the down trend that's been in place since the failed ipo you alluded to. we now have a four-month base of support. we say the bigger the base, the bigger the support. we see upside to 33 on facebook. we're a big buyer. >> zachary, what do you say about that? >> you know, obviously the name has been working. it's down hugely from its ipo price. momentum, as any trader will say, and i'm not speaking with that hat, can be your friend, but it can a
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
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Dec 7, 2012 12:00pm EST
somebody can come in and buy them. >> we'll move on and talk about the market. ross kosterich joins us live from san francisco. ros russ, nice to see you. >> thanks for having me. >> if there's coal in apple's market can santa claus have a rally? >> the stock can move higher without apple but to state the obvious, it's a big chunk. it's certainly going to help if apple participates but i think the reality is apple along with the rest of the stock market is still to a large extent hostage. >> so what does that mean? sound bite-driven trading? >> i think it is sound bite-driven trading. it's still in the mid to high teens. people have taken this in stride. i think the reason if that is there's an expectation that a deal will be struck. i think that's the right answer and probably the most likely scenario, but the risk is if it as not struck, the market not ready for that event. >> what's the best place to look for teenlt then right now. >> you know, right now i think we're seeing the best opportunity outside the united states. this has been the case now for a few months. if you look at the ma
Dec 10, 2012 5:00pm EST
. and so, you know, where they lost some of these customers was to places like sears, walmart, to ross and tjmaxx. regaining that customer back is going to be difficult, as we head into next year and beyond. you know, i do think some semblance of the long-term vision that ron laid out back in january can potentially be here longer term but i just don't know how many pieces of that pie are going to be intact. >> all right, matthew, thank you for your time. matthew over at jpmorgan. where do you stand, pete, on jcpenney and what do you see in terms of befting either way? >> on jcpenney, the paper is constant in there and everybody is trying to pick bottoms and being wrong. and the stock continues to break down. credit to stephen weiss, who has been all over this. he mentioned, actually, he was talking about sears holdings taking away some of that, and that becomes an interesting story. because if sears can reinvent themselves and maybe they're being able to do it quicker than jcpenney, that could be a turnaround story that's well worth watching opposed to jcp -- >> you think sears is tur
Dec 14, 2012 4:00pm EST
down more than 7% and dollar general off 6% and ross stores losing more than 4% and walmart, the world's largest retailer, the biggest loser of the dow 30 for the week. j.c. penney shares up more than 15% this week. the s&p 500's biggest weekly gainer. material, the week's biggest gainer, cliff natural resources up 14% and u.s. steel up 8.5%, but by far the biggest talker of the week is a. just two analysts today warning that iphone sales might be less than they were expecting. the stock down almost 5% for the week and dragging the nasdaq down right along with it. see that happen almost every time. thanks so much. >> courtney reagan with the latest. want to update you on the tragic school shooting in connecticut. let's get to nbc's chris polone. chris? >> reporter: yeah, maria, this is a stunned community as is much of the northeast and the country upon hearing of the awful event that happened here today in newtown, concould. police briefed the media giving the latest information, and here's what we know so far. 26 total victims, 20 of them young children. civics them were adults in th
Dec 20, 2012 7:00pm EST
-- >> comes on the radio and tv, tell him i'd like to talk to him. the head whip, the main guy ross ki roskins? >> he and kevin mccarthy. >> right. we appreciate it. >>> let's bring in our distinguished panel with us throughout the hour. they may be here for days. we'll remain on the air until we get that final vote that mr. schock talked about. here's cnbc contributor keith boykin, former clinton would you do aide and having fun tonight watching the republicans, and we welcome back heather higgins, president and ceo of the independent women's voice. heather higgins is this a good or bad bill, plan b? >> it is the best that boehner can do in an awful situation that he's in, and he's in an awful situation for a variety of reasons. not least of which is poor messaging on the growth message. the average citizen just thinks this is about keeping tax rates low for rich people, and that republicans don't care about the middle class. they don't understand that tax increases are really bad for growth, and what this whole debate ought to be about in terms of entitlement reform and keeping taxes low is
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